Table 2

Localities of the collection sites of D. andersoni nymphs and D. variabilis larvae and nymphs, and the number of ticks positive for the presence of the Francisella 16S rRNA gene at both localities

LocalityD. andersoni nymphsD. variabilis larvaeD. variabilis nymphs
No. testedNo. Francisellapositive (%)No. testedNo. Francisellapositive (%)No. testedNo. Francisellapositive (%)
Blackstrap Provincial Parkaa14392 (64)77 (100)
Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park98 (89)7119 (27)62 (33)
  • a This species does not occur at this locality.